There is 1 way to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael by bus or ferry

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Bus, ferry  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station to Cahersiveen, Cahersiveen 279A
  2. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$50 - $52

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The cheapest way to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael is to bus and ferry which costs 42€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael is to bus and ferry which costs 42€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Killarney and Skellig Michael is 78 km.

The best way to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 42€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael, including transfers.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Skellig Michael. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Killarney, Ireland and Skellig Michael, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Killarney to Skellig Michael. However, you can take the bus to Cahersiveen, Cahersiveen, take the walk to Cahersiveen, take the bus to Portmagee, then take the ferry to Skellig Island.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station to Cahersiveen, Cahersiveen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Website
skelligsrock.com
Ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
skelligsrock.com
Book at
skelligsrock.com

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